Jobs and Development Conference 2019


6 Jun - 7 Feb 2019
Washington DC

Following the success of the 2016 and 2018 Jobs and Development Conferences in Washington DC and Bogotá, the World Bank  in collaboration with IZA (Institute of Labor Economics) and the Network on Jobs and Development are organizing a follow up conference focused on “Improving Jobs Outcomes in Developing Countries.

The call for papers has been concluded on 15 January 2019.  


The conference will feature these two keynote speakers:

JUNE 6, 2 PM

Daron Acemoglu (MIT): “Productivity, Work and Wages: Lessons for Developed and Developing Economies”

JUNE 7, 11 AM

Ricardo Hausmann (Harvard University): “Growth Diagnostics and Jobs”



IZA – Institute of Labor Economics – Gary Fields and Ahmed Elsayed
The World Bank – Ian Walker and Yolaina Montoya
The Network on Jobs and Development (NJD)  – Albert Park and Piotr Lewandowski


Program and more information about the conference are available at the conference's website.




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